Excessive Heat Warning Issued Through Friday EveningWith the heat index expected to climb into triple digits each of the next few days, people who work and play outside will need to take extra precautions to protect themselves from dangerous heat.
Chicago Hits 103 Again, For 3rd Straight Day Of Triple Digit TempsChicago broke another record for heat on Friday as the temperature topped 100 degrees by midday at O'Hare--the third straight day of triple digits.
City Sets July 5 Record At 103°; Heat Blamed For 2 DeathsChicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.
Chicago Temps Match Record At 102; Heat Wave To Last Through FridayChicago matched a 101-year-old record on Wednesday, as the official temperature hit 102 degrees in the city.
Another 90-Plus Day For Heat-Weary ChicagoansThe heat may feel a little less oppressive today than in it has for much of this week, but temperatures will still be sticky and uncomfortable as they top 90 degrees.
Another Day Of Heat; Worst Still Yet To ComeIt’s been hot and sticky for days already, but the worst is yet to come.